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Value Investing For Dummies, 2nd Edition

ISBN: 978-0-470-23222-4
Paperback
388 pages
March 2008
US $21.99 Add to Cart
Other Available Formats: E-book

Introduction 1

Part I: The What and Why of Value Investing 7

Chapter 1: An Investor’s Guide to Value Investing 9

Chapter 2: How Value Investors View the Markets — and Vice Versa 23

Chapter 3: The Value Investing Story 37

Part II: Fundamentals for Fundamentalists 57

Chapter 4: A Painless Course in Value Investing Math 59

Chapter 5: A Guide to Value Investing Resources 85

Chapter 6: Statements of Fact Part 1: Understanding Financial Statements 97

Chapter 7: Statements of Fact Part 2: The Balance Sheet 111

Chapter 8: Statements of Fact Part 3: Earnings and Cash Flow Statements 131

Chapter 9: Games Companies Play: Irrational Exuberance in the Financial Statements 151

Chapter 10: On Your Ratio Dial: Using Ratios to Understand Financial Statements 169

Part III: So You Wanna Buy a Business? 187

Chapter 11: Appraising a Business 189

Chapter 12: Running the Numbers: Intrinsic Value 195

Chapter 13: Running the Numbers: Strategic Financials 217

Chapter 14: Beyond the Numbers: Strategic Intangibles 239

Chapter 15: Warren’s Way 257

Chapter 16: Shopping for Value: Deciding When the Price Is Right 267

Part IV: Becoming a Value Investor 285

Chapter 17: Special Packages: Funds, REITs, and ETFs for Value Investors 287

Chapter 18: Shopping for Value: A Practical Approach 315

Part V: The Part of Tens 329

Chapter 19: Ten Signs of Value 331

Chapter 20: Ten Signs of Unvalue 337

Chapter 21: Ten Habits of Highly Successful Value Investors 343

Index 347

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